Sample Restaurant Business Plan
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Business Plan Template
A professional, well-conceived restaurant business plan is absolutely essential
for an independent restaurant venture to obtain funding and have any real chance
Several of our members who have recently opened their own restaurants, tell us
unequivocally, that having a first-class business plan was the single most important
ingredient in making their new business a reality.
Our exclusive templates and resources give you a quick and easy way to prepare
a winning business plan without spending hundred of hours researching, organizing
and crafting every word yourself. It will also help you identify and think through
the major and subtle elements that need to be addressed in any successful restaurant
Use these resources to simplify and speed up the preparation process with
a proven outline to communicate your plan in a professional, compelling format that
will enhance your credibility and improve your chances of attracting investors and
obtaining the necessary financing.
As a member of RestaurantOwner.com, you'll also receive
manuals and other resources to stay on schedule and on budget during the startup
stage as well a large array of templates and tools to develop your operational systems
and procedures so you're ready for business when opening day arrives.
With our Business Plan Template and other resources
- Pre-written content and customizable documents, including a detailed
business plan financial model, to simplify and expedite the preparation of a
professional, comprehensive plan.
Instructions and guidance for preparing all the
major elements of a business plan including Executive Summary, Business
Concept, Management Team, Market Analysis, Marketing Strategy, Operational Plan,
Investment Analysis, Growth Plan, Exit Strategy, and Financial Projections.
Links to literally hundreds of related articles,
resources and tools available within RestaurantOwner.com and beyond to help
you learn new ideas, fine tune your strategies and enhance the credibility of
yourself and your plan.
Current industry research ready for you to use
or edit compiled from National Restaurant Association's Food Industry Analysis
and other authoritative sources. Now Updated for 2013!
Step-by-step instructions for preparing the all-important
Financial Section of your plan including creation of your startup budget,
financial projections and return on investment analysis.
Personal support through RestaurantOwner.com's discussion
forum where business plan questions are promptly responded to with valuable
insights from our experienced staff and thousands of fellow independent operators.
The business plan templates and resources were created by
Joe Erickson, a former restaurant owner and operator. The authors have been
involved in literally hundreds of restaurant business plan and startup projects
over the past 25 years.
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The following Table of Contents reflects
the comprehensive structure of the business plan template:
You'll get a document that not only contains a
business plan outline, but one that is enhanced with
actual text you can use, accompanied by suggestive
text and built-in instructions.
Built-in features include tables and
charts that enhance the business plan
while helping to guide you through the
steps of building it.
4 Walls Marketing
Daily Operations &
Source of Funds
Growth Plan/Exit Strategy
Investor Exit Options
Project Sources &
Uses of Cash
Hourly Labor Projection
of Income & Cash Flow Year 1
of Income & Cash Flow Year 1
of Income & Cash Flow Years 1-5
Break-Even Cash Flow
access to these Business Plan resources PLUS hundreds of additional
forms, manuals & spreadsheet templates and MUCH, MUCH MORE when you
The Restaurant Business Plan includes the following documents and spreadsheets:
Instruction: Using the Restaurant Business Plan Template- This PDF
document explains how to use the Restaurant Business Plan Template.
Business Plan Template- A Microsoft Word® document consisting of
a highly detailed business plan outline enhanced with actual text you can use,
supplemented with suggestive text and built-in instructions.
Prepare a Restaurant Business Plan: Financial Section- This PDF document
walks you through the preparation of the various Financial Statements & Operating
Projections in both Tableservice and Quickservice versions. This in depth set
of instructions includes guidelines on how to project sales and expenses while
also providing informative comparisons to industry averages.
Plan Financial Model-Tableservice Version- Possibly the most comprehensive
financial tool you'll ever use to evaluate restaurant financial feasibility
and create restaurant financial projections. This series of linked Microsoft
Excel® worksheets will simplify the preparation process while helping you be
thorough in your projections.
Plan Financial Model-Quickservice Version- This version of the Business
Plan Financial Model has been designed specifically for quickservice restaurants.
Business Plan Financial Model-Pizzeria Version- This version of the
Business Plan Financial Model has been designed specifically for quickservice
& delivery pizza restaurants.
Two sample pages from The Restaurant
Business Plan Template -
Sample page from Restaurant Business Plan Template
Sample page from the Business Plan
Financial Model-Tableservice Version - (percentages not shown to fit image on
From the Restaurant Business Plan Financial Template